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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Pain Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Custom Foot Orthotics       Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Bunions
...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

How to deal with foot problems?
... Flat feetFlat feet are a deformity of the arch of the foot, making the arch flat, and causing uneven distribution of weight on the foot...

Heel Pain Treatment
... While anyone can develop plantar fasciitis, the most common causes of the condition include: Running Being overweight Walking/working out with shoes that do not provide adequate support, especially for people with a high arch, flat feet, or biomechanics issues that cause weight to be distributed unevenly as a person walks and stands...

What Causes Corns?
...Corns may also form due to an abnormal gait or foot deformities such as flat feet...

How to Care for Flat Feet?
What your foot doctor in Fairfax wants you to know Flat feet are a common complaint, especially as you age...

Flat Feet
...with flat feet, also known as fallen arches, the arches of their feet are either partially or completely collapsed...

Are You Dealing With Bunions?
...Certain factors can also contribute to the development of bunions, such as if you have flat feet or low arches or if your feet pronate (when the ankles roll in towards each other during movement and cause excessive and prolonged pressure on the joints in the feet)...

Types of Custom Orthotics
... Podiatrists typically recommend custom orthotics for people with flat feet, or very high arches...

How Orthotics Can Treat Your Foot Issue
...If you overpronate (turn your feet in when you walk), have flat feet, frequently experience pain your back or legs, or have an abnormal gait or different leg lengths, your podiatrist may recommend rigid orthotics...

Are Orthotics Right for You?
...Semi-rigid orthotics are beneficial for athletes and patients with flat feet...

What is a Neuroma?
... Neuroma Causes While the causes of a neuroma are still not clear, there are factors that can increase the likelihood of developing one, such as: Extremely high arches Flat feet Trauma that leads to nerve damage in the feet Improper footwear (high heels over two-inches tall; pointed toes) Repeated stress placed on the foot Treating a Neuroma A neuroma will not go away on its own, so it’s important to see a podiatrist if you are experiencing any of the condition's symptoms...

Taking Care of Flat Feet
While there are many people with flat feet, often times they won’t even know it; however, there are others with flat feet that regularly experience pain, soreness, and other problems...

Taking Care of Little Feet
...A young child can be affected by foot conditions such as: Intoeing Out-toeing Flat feet Warts Heel pain Tips for Parents Parents can help promote normal, healthy foot development for their baby...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
...This can result from any of the following: Trauma, as in a foot or ankle sprain Chronic irritation from shoes or other footwear rubbing against the extra bone Excessive activity or overuse Many people with accessory navicular syndrome also have flat feet (fallen arches)...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
... Sometimes osteoarthritis develops as a result of abnormal foot mechanics such as flat feet or high arches...

Plantar Fasciitis
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Shin Splints
...Contributing causes are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn out or improper shoes/sneakers, as well as running or walking on uneven surfaces...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Causes Tarsal tunnel syndrome is caused by anything that produces compression on the posterior tibial nerve, such as: A person with flat feet is at risk for developing tarsal tunnel syndrome, because the outward tilting of the heel that occurs with “fallen” arches can produce strain and compression on the nerve...

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Oakton Foot & Ankle Center, PLLC

Fairfax, VA Podiatrist
Oakton Foot and Ankle Center
10721 Main St., Suite #3500
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 352-8888
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